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Let's talk about guns, baby

By: Hannah Paige Michels ~Photography Editor~

America has a gun problem. An average of 91 Americans have died every day from firearms, creating a total of 11,626 gun-related fatalities in less than 10 months of 2016, according to EveryTownResearch. 615 more words

Opinions & Editorials

Important Art Opening "Guns"

IMPORTANT ART EXHIBITION “GUNS” OPENING SEPTEMBER 24, LOS ANGELES

The neon image shown below is artist Michael Flechtner’s “Elephant Gun..for those who are about to murder.” 522 more words

U.S. Law enforcement continue to kill unarmed civilians on a daily basis - this needs to change.

Gun Violence in America

U.S. Law enforcement continue to kill unarmed civilians on a daily basis

By: David McDonald

Introduction

With the increased exposure of gun violence in America (mass shootings, increasing homicide rates, police brutality and murders) I’ve really been wanting to research the facts and find out for myself why gun violence is such a large issue in America. 1,169 more words

Politics

POLICE OFFICER AT PLAYACTING EVENT ACCIDENTALLY KILLS 73-YEAR-OLD RETIRED LIBRARIAN

The gun should have had blanks. Instead a 73-year-old retired librarian playacting as a victim in a “shoot/don’t shoot” exercise at a Florida police community event to show her support for the Men in Blue was shot and killed Tuesday night by an officer who mistakenly fired live ammunition instead of blank rounds, according to Punta Gorda, Fla., police. 15 more words

Tiny trigger fingers: the deadly mix of children and guns in the U.S.

(CBC News: By Meagan Fitzpatrick)

Matthew Dwyer’s life lasted just five years, cut short by a bullet that was fired from a gun with a tiny finger on the trigger — his brother’s. 1,015 more words

Texas Mother Kills Her 2 Daughters. Another person who had guns in their home to protect their children? Really?

Here’s another instance of a person with mental illness who was sold guns to “protect her children?” Another notch in the holster of gun violence stupidity and the extreme need for effective gun control. 14 more words